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Debby Yaffe interview / Women's Studies collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR430
  • Collection
  • 2009

Item consists of sound recordings of Debby Yaffe discussing her childhood, schooling and family life in California, including gendered family roles, expectations of femininity in the 1950s, university, marriage and life in Europe, her feminist consciousness raising experience in London, teaching high school in London, the differences between English and American societies, sex discrimination, radical feminist activities, restructuring of sexual relationships, life in Canada and involvement in the Women's movement in Victoria, Status of Women Action group, Everywomens Books, disordered eating as feminist issue, work as a fitness instructor, abortion rights, impact on feminist awareness of the December 6, 1989 killings at École Polytechnique in Montréal, radical feminism, women's lives in Canada and England, life as a lesbian, resisting dominant domestic relationship constructs, teaching Women's Studies, feminist theory, and the Victoria Women's Movement Archives.

The Debby Yaffe interview was conducted by Joy Fisher as a research project in the course History 358A, "Women in Canada," taught by Dr. Lynne Marks, which covered histories of women in Canada from the era of New France to the present. Fisher"s resulting essay is entitled "Riding the Wave/ Watching the Wave: A Second Wave Feminist Talks about Gender Ideologies and her Life."

Yaffe, Debby

Jennifer Waelti-Walters fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR193
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1995

The fonds consists of four primary series: Michel Butor research files, Jeanne Hyvrard research files, French feminist writings research files, and French lesbian novels research files. The Butor series consists of correspondence, research files, works of Waelti-Walters, and reference material such as articles and clippings. The Hyvrard series consists of Hyvrard manuscripts, correspondence, research files, literary criticism and translations of Hyvrard. The feminist writings and the French lesbian novels series consist of drafts, primary sources, secondary sources, research notes, correspondence, and bibliographies. All the series contains some teaching files and reference material.

Waelti-Walters, Jennifer, 1942-

Women's Conference Committee fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR174
  • Fonds
  • 1993, 1995-1996

The fonds consists of conference packages given to each delegate, including conference programme, biographies of recognition awards recipients, names of conference attendees, and blank evaluation forms. Also included in original material used for producing the art exhibit catalogue in 1993.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Women's Conference Committee

University of Victoria Women's Action Group fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR173
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1978

The fonds consists of working papers, clippings and records of the Women's Studies Course Committee of the University of Victoria Women's Action Group. Fonds includes outlines for proposed women's studies course at the University of Victoria.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Women's Action Group

University of Victoria Faculty Women's Club fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR167
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1980

The fonds consists of records of the University of Victoria Faculty Women's Club and its predecessor, the Faculty Women's Club of Victoria College, including drafts and revision of the constitution, correspondence, minutes, notices of meetings, membership lists and lists of participants in social events; Treasurer's Reports, bank book, expense sheets, account books and financial statements.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Faculty Women's Club

Joint Advisory Committee on Faculty Women's Issues fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR164
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1991

The fonds consists of Chairs files, 1987-91, including minutes, correspondence and issues; Advisor's files, 1975-90, including correspondence and reference material about equity issues; and a member's file, 1987-91, including correspondence and reports.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Joint Advisory Committee on Faculty Women's Issues

Praxis-Nexus Conference fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR153
  • Fonds
  • 1993-1996

The fonds consists of abstracts of presentations, minutes, budget and funding, correspondence, posters, programme and 2 videocassettes of presentations.

Praxis-Nexus Conference (1996 : University of Victoria, B.C.)

Faculty Women's Caucus fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR145
  • Fonds
  • 1985-1996

The fonds consists of members files, and of the files of several chairs, and members of the Steering Committee: Margie Mayfield (member), 1985-90; Jennifer Waelti-Walters (member), 1988-94; Judith Terry (chair and member), 1988-96; Nancy Galambos (chair), 1990-92; Clare Porac (member), 1990-96; and Alison Preece (chair and member), 1992-95. The files include correspondence, minutes and reports of the steering committee; files relating to the Faculty Association Status of Women Committee, 1993-1994; the President's Advisory Committee on Employment Equity, 1989-93; and the Political Science dilemma, 1992-95.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Faculty Women's Caucus

Faculty Women's Caucus Oral History Project fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR145
  • Fonds
  • 1997

The fonds consists of 16 audiocassettes and transcripts of interviews with the following members of the Faculty Women Caucus: Marilyn Callahan, Radhika Desai, Jean Dey, Monika Langer, Hester Lessard, Margie Mayfield, Norma Mickelson, Phoebe Noble, Clare Porac, Alison Preece, Christine St. Peter, Judith Terry, Paddy Tsurumi, Jennifer Waelti-Walters, Barb Whittington, and Margo Young. Tapes and transcripts arranged in alphabetical order.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Faculty Women's Caucus. Oral History Project

Chilly Climate Committee fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR140
  • Fonds
  • 1993-1995

The fonds includes the preliminary report, related departmental minutes, letters of support, student posters, fund-raising for the legal defence fund, and clippings documenting response to the report.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Chilly Climate Committee

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